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American association for applied linguistics (AAAL) This is the Web site of the American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL), a professional scholarly organisation, which promotes research in a wide range of fields related to language. These include: language education; bilingualism; discourse analysis; literacy; rhetoric and stylistics; psycholinguistics; language for special purposes; second and foreign language pedagogy; language assessment; and language policy and planning. The AAAL organises an annual conference and publishes the news letter AAALetter, which can be viewed in HTML or PDF formats. It also publishes a journal 'Ap From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

TESOL : teachers of English to speakers of other languages This if the Web site of TESOL, a professional organisation for teachers of English to speakers of other languages, which aims at providing resources for teachers, educators, and researchers. It covers the full range of levels: primary; secondary; tertiary (higher education); and adult education. In order to obtain full advantage of this site it is essential to become a member of the association. This would allow users to access its online publications, such as: a newsletter; the scholarly journal TESOL Quarterly; and a quarterly magazine, the Essential Teacher. There are also online teaching c From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

American dialect society (ADS) This is the Web site of the American Dialect Society (ADS), a scholarly association founded in 1889. The object of ADS is to study English in North America, as well as other languages or dialects with which it has mutual influence. This association produces publications which cover topics such as: regional dialects; occupational vocabulary; place names; usage; non-English dialects; new words; and proverbial sayings. In addition it publishes an online quarterly journal called American Speech. Subscribers to this journal can receive the ADS publications as an annual supplement. However, the onli From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Arab league educational cultural and scientific organization (ALESCO) This is the Web site for ALESCO (Arab League Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization), an organisation founded in 1970 for the primary aim of promoting educational, cultural and scientific activities in the Arab region. It also aims towards development of educational approaches that meet the Arab needs and culture, and co-operation with other Arab-Islamic organisations. The site, which can be viewed in English, Arabic and French, provides information on: the organisation's objectives and purposes; its activities; the forthcoming conferences, and lists of publications: books; dic From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

IDEAS : investigaciones y estudios hispánicos aplicados IDEAS (ISSN 1860-6873) is a peer-reviewed scholarly e-journal devoted to 'applied Hispanic studies' defined by the editors as the study of all aspects of culture in the Spanish-speaking world. More specifically, the journal focuses upon: notions of intercultural exchange particularly in professional environments; issues of translation and teaching of languages; and the transmission of Hispanic culture, history, and politics for example in international contexts. The journal features, in Spanish: articles; book reviews; news of events; and reports from research projects. Its aim is fo From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

ELIX : eurolinguistix EuroLinguistiX, or ELiX, is a Web site devoted to research into the linguistics of European languages, with particular emphasis on: linguistics and cultural history; language systems; sociology of language; language politics; and international communication. With the intention of being a central forum for scholarly discussion on European linguistics, the site publishes a peer-reviewed journal, runs a lively online forum, and provides a good collection of links to related online resources. At the time of cataloguing, the first issue of the journal was yet to be published. However users should f From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Society of Antiquaries of London catalogue of drawings and museum objects In its early years the Society of Antiquaries of London acted as a centre for gathering information on archaeological discoveries and historical objects in private hands. Many items were drawn for its meetings and publications in the 18th and 19th centuries and as a result its library holds the most important national collection of historic drawings of portable antiquities found in Britain. The Catalogue of Drawings and Museum Objects consists of an online database of over 4100 drawings and museum objects from the Society's collections. The database also includes images of over 2000 of t From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Scottish postgraduate philosophy association (SPPA) The Web site for the Scottish Postgraduate Philosophy Association (SPPA) offers a wealth of information about the Association's activities, which centre on the support of postgraduate students studying Philosophy and related subjects in Scottish universities, as well as the promotion of postgraduate work in Philosophy in Scotland. On the site, users will find information about the SPPA's graduate conference and seminar days, as well as other related events both in Scotland and the rest of the UK. Calls for papers for forthcoming conferences are also posted here. The Association runs From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

School of Celtic studies (Dublin institute for advanced studies) The School of Celtic Studies (SCS) is part of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. Founded in 1940, the SCS is publicly funded, and exists to further research into Celtic Studies, particularly Irish Studies. The SCS aims to promote Celtic Studies, in particular the study of the manuscripts, language, literature, place-names and history of Ireland. It also aims to further contacts between advanced students of Celtic. A recent addition to the website is BILL, a freely available electronic bibliography of Irish linguistics and literature designed as an aid for compiling reading lists. The From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

JALTCALL.ORG This is a Web site for the JALTCALL, a special-interest group supported by the Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT), which aims to promote the use of computer technology in language teaching. Its activities include: encouraging research; holding annual meetings and conferences; and issuing publications. The Web site contains issues of a newsletter from 1998 to 2004, and these can be downloaded as PDF documents. There is also information about previous and future conferences though the conference papers are not accessible on the site. Membership in the organisation is available upon pa From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Linguistic discovery Linguistic discovery (ISSN 1537-0852) is a freely available electronic journal devoted to the description and analysis of primary linguistic data with particular attention toward lesser-studied languages and linguistic phenomena. The publications cover topics in syntax, phonology and morphology focusing on rare and endangered languages. Users will find studies on languages such as: Krio in Mexico; Hellenistic Greek; Itelmen in Kamchatka peninsula in Russia; Kaqchikel in Guatemala; Oroqen in China; Paumari in Brazilian Amazon; and many others whose names are hardly heard. The articles can be vi From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Center for applied linguistics (CAL) The Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) is a non-profit organisation established in 1959. It aims to facilitate the application of the findings of linguistics and related sciences in addressing language-related problems and dissemination of information about: services; publications; databases; and multimedia products. The Web site provides information about current CAL projects, which cover broad range of topics: adult literacy; bilingualism; foreign language teaching; language testing; dialects and Ebonics, or African American Vernacular English (AAVE); refugee and immigrant education; inter From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Internet institute for speech and hearing The Web site for the Internet Institute for Speech and Hearing is a teaching resource which includes excellent and appropriate practical material relating to the science and technology of speech and hearing. This site was developed in 2000 by Mark Huckvale at the University College London (UCL). It is organised into five major sections: the Entrance Hall; the Library; the Lecture Room; the Laboratory; and the Meeting Room. The Entrance Hall covers basic information about the fields of linguistics and FAQ database. The Library includes annotated lists of books, journals, and reference material. From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Islamic educational scientific cultural organization This is the Web site of the Islamic Educational Scientific Cultural Organization (ISESCO) which was established in Rabat, Morocco. It has 51 members from different Arab and Islamic countries. It is specifically concerned with the development of education, science and culture by making use of current advanced technology and through cooperation with other institutions. This site can be viewed in Arabic, English and French. It includes some information on Arabic and Islamic culture such as: Arabic handwriting; ancient and historical monuments; and profiles of some countries with the focus on thei From New Humbul Resources on June 9, 2005 at 10:30 p.m..

Lucky Believe, The Posted By Crookback Films on Oct 16th 1:42AM: Scenes and monologues from stage play The Lucky Believe - published in Best Stage Scenes/Monologues 2003 From Common Content: Newest Items on June 9, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..

ColorTag's Generated Tags Posted By Russell Hay on Oct 15th 4:47PM: Colortags are often used to denote some standard compliance for your website. This site allows you to generate your own, and all generated tags are licensed under the creative commons license From Common Content: Newest Items on June 9, 2005 at 6:30 p.m..

Klinefelter's Syndrome & Associates This site provides education for those affected by or working with those with Klienfelter's Syndrome From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..

leslie's EARTH and SKY science weblog The aim is to help students' comprehension of scientific language. You will find five sections: 1 Text [Reading for Global Comprehension] 2 Text with HotSpots [Synthetic Reading - students synthesize the meaning from context] 3 HotSpots and Intermediate VocabBox [Analytic Reading - students get the meaning through explanation, and examples] 4 HotSpots and Advanced VocabBox [explanations at a more professional level] 5 Crossword Puzzle - to practise the written forms and to use the knowledge. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..

The Psi Cafe, A Psychology Resource Site The site is a main center for links and resources specifically of interest to psychology students. It includes a number of topics, theories, associations, and other items related to the field of psychology. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 3:30 p.m..

All About Donkeys “Domestication of Africa’s only contribution to the world’s major livestock species came long after the domestication of sheep, goats and cattle in Southwest Asia (eighth and seventh millennia BC). ” So say the experts at the Museum of the Horse on their donkey page here. There is much more information on this little animal on [...] From Golden Swamp on June 9, 2005 at 2:30 p.m..

Project MUSE - Scholarly Journals Online A collection of 270 distinguished peer-reviewed journals in the humanities and social sciences from nearly 60 not-for-profit publishers. It covers the fields of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, economics, and many others. Provided by The Johns Hopkins University Press in collaboration with The Milton S. Eisenhower Library. From EdNA Online on June 9, 2005 at 6:30 a.m..

Historical Event Markup and Linking Project (HEML) The Historical Event Markup and Linking project provides a means of coordinating and navigating disparate historical materials on the internet. It includes an XML schema for historical events which describes the events' participants, dates, location and keywords; the schema associates these with source materials in print or on the web. XSLT stylesheets that combine conforming documents and generate lists, maps and graphical timelines out of them. Heml integrates these resources using the Cocoon2 web publishing engine. From EdNA Online on June 9, 2005 at 4:33 a.m..

Assistive Technology in Higher Education A blog about assistive technology. One definition of AT is additional hardware or software added to a PC so that students with disabilities can access the computer. The article lists a number of relevant sites. From EdNA Online on June 9, 2005 at 3:39 a.m..

Moodle: an Open Source Learning Management System An article about Moodle - an open source learning management system. Like most LMSes, it uses the Internet, with features such as discussion forums, chats, journals, automated testing and grading tools, and student tracking. Developed by Martin Dougiamas, who designed the program while working on his Ph.D. at Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Australia. From EdNA Online on June 9, 2005 at 3:39 a.m..

Basics of communicating in French Practical advice on communicating in the French language, with special consideration of automatic language translators and on letter writing. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 2:49 a.m..

Metric system and metric conversion tables Overview of the metric system, including its history and various facts. Conversion tables and conversion software for Metric, Imperial and US systems. Discussion of common conversion errors. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 2:49 a.m..

PSI: Postpartum Support International From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 2:49 a.m..

Developing online survey I have listed some tips for making good online survey. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 2:49 a.m..

General information on France and French life Information on a range of topics related to France. These include geography, weather, cuisine, culture and government administration. From MERLOT - 10 Most Recent Materials on June 9, 2005 at 2:49 a.m..

University of British Columbia Learning Technology's Wiki The Universtiy of British Columbia - Office of Learing Technology host this Wiki site to house resource pages and provide a space for anyone in the learning community. There is a broad range of resources avaialble including blogs, learning objects, wikis and samples of online learning content. Contributions to the space are encouraged. From EdNA Online on June 9, 2005 at 1:30 a.m..

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